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The Palms Oceanfront Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1126 Ocean Boulevard, Isle of Palms, SC 29451
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Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Isle of Palms
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Carissa L Albert Lea, Minnesota
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We couldn't check into our room upon arrival, lady at the front desk rudely greeted us with a "yeah" instead of hello. Housekeeping wouldn't clean our rooms, they just sit on a table in the lobby. Our toilet was broken, our lights were broken, our room smelled liked urine. Location is great but this hotel is run down and shabby.... More

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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my mother one night while on a business trip to SC. Overall, the hotel was average. Not great, not terrible. Parking was interesting-had to unload under the hotel and then park across the street in a graveled parking lot. Friendly staff-no issues there. The hotel is more on the run-down side. Could use an update. Rooms... More

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked 3 nights and arrived July 15th. When I arrived at The Palm Hotel to check in the staff was very rude Then the main floor of the hotel is for unloading or loading and the ceiling is falling and gone exposing the steal rusted old beams and insulation, not a great sight. Unload and head to the third floor... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are accustomed to top-notch, first-class accommodations, stay away! You will be sorely disappointed! If you are simply looking for a no-frills place to rest your head after a family fun day at the beach, then this may be perfect for you, especially if you want to be oceanfront. Either way, expect to pay big bucks for the convenience... More

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Ohio, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time staying on Isle of Palms, and we were so glad we went. It was a heavenly vacation! I can't wait to go back.Greeted by our now favorite girl "KIA" She was so nice to me and my family. She told us about the area, and where to get good food at, on the island and... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow booked 3 night back in May and arrived July 14th after a 6 hr drive as we have been to Isle of Palm many times over the years. Normally stay with a rental company and are most of the time more expensive and now I know why. It's because there units are clean!!!... When I arrived at The Palm... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just spent 4 nights at the Palms Oceanfront Hotel in Isle of Palms, South Carolina in early July. Our experience at this hotel was extremely poor and it ruined our vacation. As other reviewers have noted, there are adjacent bars playing loud music until 10pm. However, what we found much more frustrating was that many other hotel guests were... More

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is great! It is right on the beach and the atmosphere is wonderful. The only downside is that everything is closed around it by around 8 or 9pm leaving you with nothing but the dark beach and street. The restaurant next door has great food and the beach access can't be beat! It is a... More

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Matthew C, General Manager at The Palms Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the opportunity to provide your feedback. I appreciate your feedback and apologize for the inconveniences experienced upon your arrival at the hotel. I do sincerely hope you will consider us for future visits to the area. More

Petersburg, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I travel to South Carolina several times a year for a getaway/vacation. We usually stay in myrtle beach of Charleston but we booked an oceanfront room at the palms hotel as we wanted to go someplace different for our tenth anniversary. What a disappointment. Our first impression was when the elevator door opened and there was a... More

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Matthew C, General Manager at The Palms Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the opportunity to provide your feedback. I appreciate your feedback and apologize for the inconveniences experienced upon your arrival at the hotel. Over the course of the past few weeks, the hotel has undergone many changes with staffing in our housekeeping department that we have worked diligently to ensure minimal to no impact on our guests.... More

Cape Coral, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a perfect beach location at Isle of Palms, this is it! It is literally RIGHT ON THE BEACH and could not be a better spot for an oceanside relaxing vacation! Very nice morning continental breakfast, very comfortable king bed and the 7 or so mile stretch of beach for exercise purposes is unparalleled! While the... More

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Matthew C, General Manager at The Palms Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking an opportunity to share your experience on TripAdvisor regarding your most recent stay at The Palms Hotel. I will pass along your feedback to Reid about his service! We look forward to seeing you during your next visit to the area. More

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Address: 1126 Ocean Boulevard, Isle of Palms, SC 29451
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Isle of Palms
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Palms Oceanfront Hotel 2.5*
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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool
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located on the beach in beautiful Isle of Palms, South Carolina. Serving as your oceanfront gateway to miles of pristine white sandy beaches and sun shadowed blue waters, the Palms Oceanfront Hotel consistently ranks as one of the best Isle of Palms hotels. Choosing the Palms Oceanfront Hotels will place you minutes away from Wild Dunes Resort, Historic Charleston, Mount Pleasant, southern Plantations, Fort Moultrie, and Sullivan's Island.Our accommodations aren’t the only thing that makes us one of the most popular Isle of Palms hotels–our knowledgeable staff can help you plan a Charleston trip that you will remember forever. The 2009 Readers’ Choice Awards from Southern Living named the Isle of Palms one of the Top 10 Best Beaches in the South. ... more   less 
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